At a memorial held in Chinatown, hundreds remembered Peter Kwong, the director of the Asian studies program at Hunter College, and an immigrant and labor advocate, reports Sing Tao Daily.
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In the latest episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources,” Chinatown advocacy organizations weigh in on efforts to maintain affordable housing and identity in the neighborhood amid gentrification.
Republican mayoral candidate Paul Massey recently visited Chinatown, Sing Tao Daily reports.
A photo exhibit by Louis Chan, the artist-in-residence at Pearl River Mart, gives a glimpse into the homes of Chinese Americans and the “Chinese characteristics” they keep intact, reports World Journal.
Winnie’s Bar is slated to make a comeback in a second-floor location in Chinatown, World Journal reports.
Inspired by the stories she collected of Chinatown residents, Wing on Wo & Co.’s artist-in-residence created an installation she hopes will help bridge the gap between generations, reports SinoVision English Channel.
From Chinatown to Flushing, parades and special events marked the Lunar New Year in Asian communities.
World Journal and other publications report on celebrations taking place in honor of the Lunar New Year while Times Ledger asks Chinese in Queens about their family traditions.
The multimedia exhibition “Resilience / Resistance,” which runs through Jan. 22, examines the effects of displacement and gentrification through the works and stories of Chinatown residents, reports The Villager.
Owners of Chinese restaurants and some food shops are complaining about the business costs of the recent increase in the minimum wage mandated by New York state, reports World Journal.
An exhibit of photographer Corky Lee’s work, currently on display at the reopened Pearl River Mart, features photos of Chinese-American life from his decades-long career, from labor protests to a rally in support of Peter Liang, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Protesters from neighborhoods across the city joined the Coalition to Protect Chinatown and the Lower East Side in front of City Hall to rally against the mayor’s rezoning plans, reports City Limits.
The founders of Chinatown Art Brigade, a cultural collective responsible for recent nighttime projections in the neighborhood, speak to Bowery Boogie about their efforts to stop the gentrification of Chinatown.
Chinatown residents attended a memorial for Pvt. Danny Chen, held every year since his death while stationed in Afghanistan, reports Downtown Express.
Community Board 3’s Land Use Committee heard from city planners recently, while local residents protested for greater inclusion, City Limits reports.